Anahera Gildea

Anahera Gildea Taraheke

Anahera Gildea (Ngāti Tukorehe) is a poet, short story writer, essayist and ‘artivist’. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies.

Her first book Poroporoaki to the Lord My God: Weaving the Via Dolorosa was published by Seraph Press (2016) and her collection, Sedition was published by Taraheke (2022). She is the co-editor of the bilingual literary journal Te Whē, holds an MA from the IIML, Graduate Diplomas in Psychology and Teaching, and is completing doctoral research at Te Herenga Waka│Victoria University of Wellington, developing critical literary theory based on Māori intellectual traditions. She lives in Te Whanganui-a-Tara with her partner and son.